Visit Disney at the 1964-65 World’s FairThe 1964–65 World’s Fair in New York, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, marked the creation of landmark Disney technology, music, and attractions including it’s a small world, Audio-Animatronics® technology, Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln, and the Carousel of Progress.
Mary Poppins Takes FlightTo celebrate the release of Saving Mr. Banks and the upcoming 50th anniversary of Mary Poppins, D23: The Official Disney Fan Club has dedicated the entire winter issue of Disney twenty-three to our beloved nanny.
Winter Comes Early This YearThe filmmakers behind Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Frozen welcome us into their workspace to go inside the creation of their frosty new animated feature. And we go one-on-one with voice actors Kristen Bell and Idina Menzel.
Johnny Depp Heads WestWe talk to filmmakers Jerry Bruckheimer and Gore Verbinski, for Depp’s latest Disney project, "The Lone Ranger", plus a tribute to Walt Disney Imagineering in celebration of its 60th anniversary.
Inside The World of Oz The Great and PowerfulCheck out a dazzling behind-the-scenes look at Disney’s Oz The Great and Powerful, plus a tribute to Disney’s Animal Kingdom in celebration of the park's 15th anniversary.
Spring 2014 IN THIS ISSUE
FIVE YEARS OF MAGICAL MOMENTS
We celebrate five momentous, memorable, and utterly magical years of D23: The Official Disney Fan Club!
WANTED: MORE MORE MIRTH! MORE MAYHEM! MORE MUPPETS!
Kermit, Miss Piggy, and the filmmakers take Disney twenty-three behind the curtain for a backstage look at the making of Muppets Most Wanted.
A WHOLE NEW WORLD
Disney¹s Aladdin soars on to the Great White Way.
AROUND THE WORLD
50 years later, the 1964-65 New York World¹s Fair still resonates, still fascinates. Disney historian Paul Anderson tells us why.
THE ILLUSION OF LIFE
Audio-Animatronics® technology took Walt¹s storytelling to unprecedented new heights. A look at the Rise of the Machines.
IN THE FLESH
Walt¹s vision of our 16th president, first revealed at the New York World¹s Fair, is a moving testament to one of America¹s greatest presidential legaciesand a poetic reminder that an assassin¹s bullet cannot silence the better angels of our nature.
COUTURIÈRE TO T HE WORLD: ALICE DAVIS’ BRILLIANT COSTUMES FOR IT’S A SMALL WORLD
Disney Legend and couturier par excellence Alice Davis dressed it¹s a small world for success.
WALT’S ROLL OF A LIFETIME
Perhaps more than any other attraction at the World¹s Fair, the Carousel of Progress showcased the beliefs and storytelling principles of the man from Marceline.
THE FAIR’S MUSICAL FARE
Some of the era¹s greatest composers contributed music for Disney¹s World¹s Fair attractionsscores that stand on their own as entertainment of the
ON THE MOVE
From a little boat ride to a highway in the sky, the journey was part of the fun of traveling through Disney¹s groundbreaking pavilions.
OUR MAN IN NEW YORK
Disney Legend and former Imagineer par excellence Marty Sklar was eyewitness to Disney history at the New York World¹s Fair.
CITY UPON A HILL: WALT DISNEY, WORLD’S FAIRS, AND THE QUEST FOR UTOPIA
The 1964-65 New York World¹s Fair and Walt¹s lifelong pursuit of Utopia.
GREAT AMERICAN HERO
Kevin Feige, Chris Evans, and the Russo brothers talk Captain America: The Winter Soldier.
JOINED AT THE HIP
The Walt Disney Company: The Hippest Place on Earth.